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61-year-old loses Rs 38 lakh after bank account hacked: Pimpri-Chinchwad police

July 19, 2021 8:23 am

An FIR in this case was registered late Saturday night at Wakad police by the 61-year-old man, who is a resident of Kalewadi Phata. The complainant is an independent business consultant and holds an account in a private sector bank.

Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

412 complaints, cyber frauds worth crores: 2 Nuh villages are Haryana’s own Jamtara

July 17, 2021 10:18 pm

With a combined population of 30,000, these villages are located around 15 km apart and fall in the Punahana Assembly constituency in Mewat region, considered to be one of the most backward in Haryana.

Bengaluru woman duped of Rs 1 lakh after being promised Rs 1 crore in return of antique coin

June 23, 2021 7:22 pm

The resident of Sarjapura put a one-rupee coin from 1947, India's year of independence, for sale on an online marketplace and an unknown person offered her Rs 1 crore and asked her to pay for various transfer charges.

Jadeja inaugurates 10 new cyber crime police stations in Gujarat

June 19, 2021 1:20 am

According to the office of the state home minister, 10 new cyber crime PS for districts Anand, Sabarkantha, Mehsana, Bharuch, Valsad, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Amreli, Kutch East Gandhidham and Banaskantha were inaugurated virtually

Former SC judge Justice Santosh Hegde files complaint against cyber fraudsters 

June 18, 2021 2:05 pm

Earlier similar cyber fraud complaints have been lodged by the various senior IPS officers in Karnataka.

Secret chats show how cybergang became a ransomware powerhouse

May 31, 2021 2:45 pm

DarkSide’s attack on the pipeline owner, Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline, did not just thrust the gang onto the international stage. It also cast a spotlight on a rapidly expanding criminal industry based primarily in Russia.

‘Ransomware attack’ on surveillance firm, hackers demand Rs 2.19 crore for release of confidential data

May 31, 2021 1:06 am

Police said the company's confidential surveillance data, which was in their computer system, had been hacked and encrypted, and that the hackers were demanding Rs 2.19 crore for its release.

New Zealand health systems hackers release patient details to the media

May 26, 2021 9:13 am

Authorities would not comment on whether the cyber attackers had put forward any demands.

Pune: Timely intervention by cyber cops helps teacher get back Rs 2.4 lakh lost in online fraud

May 14, 2021 10:58 pm

A press release issued by the police on Friday stated that a teacher from Baner wanted to go to Delhi from Pune by air, and then further onto Ladakh.